Mindanews is the leading provider of accurate, timely and comprehensive news and information on Mindanao and its peoples – serving economically, politically and culturally empowered communities. They are a cooperative composed of independent, professional journalists who believe and practice people empowerment through media. They believe that Mindanao is not all bad news and that their responsibility as journalists and information providers is to ensure a mixed balance of reports beyond the usual fare published in national newspapers or aired on radio and TV.